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About the Content Registration category

Content registration allows Crossref members to register and update metadata via machine or human interfaces.

Academic and professional research travels further if it’s linked to the millions of other published papers. Crossref members register content with us to let the world know it exists. They send information called metadata to us. Metadata includes fields like dates, titles, authors, affiliations, funders, and online location. It also includes digital object identifiers (DOIs) that stay with the work even if it moves websites. Richer metadata makes content useful and easier to find.

Learn more about content registration in our Education documentation on our website.

Please post your general questions and comments about content registration here. If you have a query about a specific registration method (via XML, the web deposit form, Metadata Manager, OJS) then please post this under the relevant heading.